February 19

Kennebec Journal police log

Augusta area police reports for Feb. 19, 2014

Two injured in Route 202 crash

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Accident: Two vehicles were totaled about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Route 202 in Winthrop.

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WINTHROP — Two people were hurt in a crash on U.S. Route 202 Wednesday.

Winthrop Police Officer Timothy Falvey said none of the injuries were believed to be life threatening. Falvey did not release the names of those involved.

The crash occurred around 1:15 p.m., as a 2005 Chrysler van pulled out of Main Street and attempted to turn east on U.S. 202 where the east and westbound lanes are separated by a median. The van pulled in front of a 2010 Subaru Forester that was westbound, Falvey said. The Subaru hit the front end of the van.

The van’s driver said she didn’t see the Subaru because of a high snowbank at the intersection.

“It can be a problem there,” Falvey said.

One of the van’s four passengers was taken to Central Maine Medical Center after complaining of chest pain from being struck by the airbag.

The Subaru’s driver, who was alone in the car, was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta after complaining of pain.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Westbound traffic was diverted from U.S. 202 onto Main Street for about 30 minutes, Falvey said.

Augusta

Feb. 12: A 28-year-old was charged with violating conditions of release at the Maine State Police Troop D barracks on Hospital Street.

Friday: A 20-year-old man was charged with possession of a usable amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The man was a passenger stopped on Route 3 for driving on the wrong side of the road.

Tuesday: At 11:14 a.m., there was a report of disorderly conduct on Eight Rod Road.

11:28 a.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Darin and Civic Center drives.

3:04 p.m., theft was reported at McDonald’s on Bangor Street.

3:28 p.m., there was an accident on Memorial Circle.

3:57 p.m., there was a report of a traffic light problem at the intersection on Winthrop and State streets.

7:45 p.m., there was an accident on Whitten Road.

9:12 p.m., there was a traffic complaint on Lipman Road.

11:23 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Oxford Street.

Wednesday: At 2:55 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Green Street.

3:18 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Littlefield Street.

4:28 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Littlefield Street.

7:06 a.m., there was a traffic complaint on Riverside Drive.

7:59 a.m., there was an accident on Bangor Street.

8:25 a.m., there was an accident on Western Avenue.

8:51 a.m., there was a report of a traffic light problem at the intersection of Western Avenue and Whitten Road.

China

Sunday: A 23-year-old woman was charged with operating after suspension by police responding to a crash on Branch Mills Road.

Fayette

Tuesday: At 10:29 a.m., there was a report of bad check on East Road.

Farmingdale

Feb. 10: A 35-year-old Gardiner man was charged with displaying an expired inspection sticker more than 90 days during a traffic stop on Maine Avenue.

Feb. 11: A 23-year-old was charged with marijuana possession, sale and use of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker and operating a vehicle with no rear window during a traffic stop on U.S. Route 201.

Feb. 12: There was a report of a burglary in Farmingdale.

Friday: A 53-year-old West Gardiner man was charged with operating a vehicle with an expired license more than 90 days during a traffic stop on Maine Avenue.

Wednesday: At 7:07 a.m., an alarm sounded on Maine Avenue.

Gardiner

Feb. 11: A 20-year-old man was charged with speeding, possession of a usable amount of marijuana and having a passenger with an open container of alcohol during a traffic stop on Interstate 295. Two passengers, a 19-year-old man and a girl, were each charged with possession of a usable amount of marijuana. Police pulled the car over after reportedly clocking it at 91 mph in a 65 mph zone.

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